'Deceit' in the Bible
my lips will not speak unjustly,and my tongue will not utter deceit.
If I have walked in falsehoodor my foot has rushed to deceit,
See, the wicked one is pregnant with evil,conceives trouble, and gives birth to deceit.
Cursing, deceit, and violence fill his mouth;trouble and malice are under his tongue.
A Prayer for ProtectionA Davidic prayer. Lord, hear a just cause;pay attention to my cry;listen to my prayer—from lips free of deceit.
How joyful is the manthe Lord does not charge with sinand in whose spirit is no deceit!
You unleash your mouth for eviland harness your tongue for deceit.
destruction is inside it;oppression and deceit never leave its marketplace.
Keep me from the way of deceitand graciously give me Your instruction.
You reject all who stray from Your statutes,for their deceit is a lie.
The thoughts of the righteous are just,but guidance from the wicked leads to deceit.
Whoever speaks the truth declares what is right,but a false witness, deceit.
Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,but those who promote peace have joy.
A hateful person disguises himself with his speechand harbors deceit within.
Woe to those who drag wickednesswith cords of deceitand pull sin along with cart ropes,
Therefore the Holy One of Israel says:“Because you have rejected this messageand have trusted in oppression and deceit,and have depended on them,
Like a cage full of birds,so their houses are full of deceit.Therefore they have grown powerful and rich.
Why have these people turned away?Why is Jerusalem always turning away?They take hold of deceit;they refuse to return.
But the Lord said to me, “These prophets are prophesying a lie in My name. I did not send them, nor did I command them or speak to them. They are prophesying to you a false vision, worthless divination, the deceit of their own minds.
How long will this continue in the minds of the prophets prophesying lies, prophets of the deceit of their own minds?
He will cause deceit to prosperthrough his cunning and by his influence,and in his own mind he will make himself great.He will destroy many in a time of peace;he will even stand against the Prince of princes.Yet he will be shattered—not by human hands.
Ephraim surrounds me with lies,the house of Israel, with deceit.Judah still wanders with Godand is faithful to the holy ones.
On that day I will punishall who skip over the threshold,who fill their master’s housewith violence and deceit.
adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.
Then Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said about him, “Here is a true Israelite; no deceit is in him.”
and said, “You son of the Devil, full of all deceit and all fraud, enemy of all righteousness! Won’t you ever stop perverting the straight paths of the Lord?
They are filled with all unrighteousness, evil, greed, and wickedness. They are full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, and malice. They are gossips,
Instead, we have renounced shameful secret things, not walking in deceit or distorting God’s message, but commending ourselves to every person’s conscience in God’s sight by an open display of the truth.
Now granted, I have not burdened you; yet sly as I am, I took you in by deceit!
Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.
Be careful that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit based on human tradition, based on the elemental forces of the world, and not based on Christ.
So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.
He did not commit sin,and no deceitwas found in His mouth;
For theone who wants to love lifeand to see good daysmust keep his tongue from eviland his lips from speaking deceit,
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